Educational and Entertaining, he’ll keep
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Raves and Testimonials
Xtreme FD puts on a great program in the TEN-23 course This program offers great information on what to look for and what to do in the first couple minutes on scene. The basics of… Read more “Great Information”
I have attended many classes and lectures in my years in the fire Service, but none as informative as this class. A must attend.
After recently attending Chief Rufer’s TEN-23 class, I feel I may have one of the best “tools” in my bag. TEN-23 in my opinion is a must for any company officer, It’s an eye opening… Read more “Eye Opening”
A Must See
The TEN-23 class is well worth the time to attend. About three weeks after the class our department was paged to a house fire. While en-route to the scene I remembered the term “TWO” (Time… Read more “A Must See”
I recommend the TEN-23 class to all firefighters, company officers and Chiefs’. This class gives you an awareness of how to size-up a fire building when you arrive on scene and develop an action plan… Read more “VERY GOOD”
Excellent as usual!
As he has in the past, Al Rufer brought a no-nonsense, information filled presentation to our department. In a matter of four hours, he took guys that had never been in a leadership postion and… Read more “Excellent as usual!”
A Good Evening spent
I had the privilege of attending 3 of Chief Rufer’s classes in February at the Wisconsin EMS Conference in Milwaukee and thought he would be an excellent speaker at our monthly fire chiefs association meeting/dinner.… Read more “A Good Evening spent”
I had the privilege of attending Chief Rufer’s lecture at FDIC this year. He talked about Volunteer recruitment, retention, and training. The information he provided to my department is absolutely invaluable and I am forever indebted… Read more “EXTREMELY HELPFUL”
Chief Rufer gave a GREAT presentation at FDIC that I attended. Nice way of getting his messages across in an easy-to-listen to format. Very approachable and good to learn from. I got a lot of valuable… Read more “FDIC”
I strongly recommend attending any lecture or hands on presentation from Chief Rufer. He has a natural ability of taking his experience and knowledge of the fire service and conveying it to any audience. This… Read more “Eye Opening”
Felt the Heat…
We all hear of flashovers and the dangers but because it hasn’t happened to us we just pass it off. Being in the simulator and being able to see the signs of a flashover and then… Read more “Felt the Heat…”
TEN-23 helped us raise $4,000
We were looking for training that was fresh and practical when Al presented the idea of his “Host a Class” program. The county association sponsored the event and our department was the host location. It… Read more “TEN-23 helped us raise $4,000”
An opportunity NOT to pass up!
After attending Chief Rufer’s course “Dying Inside/Flashover simulator” this past August. I learned much in both the class room portion as well as the flashover simulator. Chief Rufer gives a very easy to understand and… Read more “An opportunity NOT to pass up!”
We raised over $5,000
I attended Al’s TEN-23 class a couple of years ago and have wanted to bring him to our area ever since. When I learned about his “Host a Class” program, it became a no brainer.… Read more “We raised over $5,000”
Skills that are PRACTICAL & EASY to use!
I attended TEN-23 at Monroe Fire School a couple years back and really enjoyed the class. It provides a lot of great tips and concepts that I’ve always kept in the back of my mind.… Read more “Skills that are PRACTICAL & EASY to use!”
So I did not look like an idiot…
I just attend the NFA Wisconsin Weekend at Volk Field – Preparation for Initial Company Operations. While in this NFA course, much of the training Al presented to us in Drummond, WI last year was… Read more “So I did not look like an idiot…”
2 Days Later
Only 2 days after I attended the Ten-23XL strategies and tactics class I had a chimney fire in which I was Incident Command. I could not believe how differently I looked at things. I would… Read more “2 Days Later”
Chief Rufer Is very passionate about the Fire Service. In class he makes sure you know what to look for when doing a 360 in every aspect. He has so many tricks and tips in… Read more “Great Class!”
Really good class!
Not your normal classroom training, Chief Rufer keeps you busy the whole time!
Eye Opening Training – TEN-23XL
I just had the opportunity to attend the TEN-23 XL training this last Saturday and it was awesome! Great information I will certainly be taking back to my Department! Thank you Chief Rufer for the… Read more “Eye Opening Training – TEN-23XL”
An AMAZING Class!
TEN-23XL is an amazing class taught by an even more amazing instructor! I’m glad I had the opportunity to attend the class and wish I could give the same opportunity to all my firefighters. Thanks… Read more “An AMAZING Class!”
Chief Rufer’s Strategies and Tactics for Residential Firefighting was a very informative and thorough training class. Learned a great deal from his very engaging presentation. I would highly recommend bringing XtremeFD in for a presentation!